Tag Archives: french

The Bonneville: Fantastic French Dining in Clapton, E5

So nice I’m going twice! A recent visit to Clapton’s newly opened French eatery, The Bonneville, resulted in such a lovely experience for Kemey and me that we’re heading back ASAP for a repeat – this time with another couple in tow to whom we’ve raved about the place. Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, London, Restaurants, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Best London Restaurants – 2013

To say I ate and drank well this year does not begin to describe how delectable 2013 was for me. Both in London and beyond, I had the pleasure of experiencing some of the best meals outside the home I’ve ever eaten. Here’s a list of the ten London restaurants I enjoyed visiting the most over the past 12 months along with a few extra honourable mentions. Keep an eye out for more posts over the coming days listings my favourite London cheap eats and pizza places, as well as the ten best restaurants I visited outside of London this year. Continue reading

Posted in Best of 2013, Drink, Food, Hotels, London, Parma, Pubs, Restaurants, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wine of the Month: Cave du Château de Chénas, Moulin à Vent 2010

I grabbed a bottle of this Cru du Beaujolais after a bout of consternation and staring blankly at a wall o’ wine at Waitrose. I was trying to find something that would go well with turkey; yep, this was the … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Drink, Food, London, Shopping, Thanksgiving, Wine, Wine of the Month | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Le Parfait: Tried and True French Preserving Jars and Terrines Now Available in the UK

Le Parfait has been making jars and terrines in France since the 1930s but have only this month started to sell stuff here in the UK (just online at the moment). I went along to Le Parfait’s launch party a … Continue reading

Posted in Food, London, Recipes, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Restaurant Review: Léon de Bruxelles, Cambridge Circus (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Léon de Bruxelles, Cambridge Circus Londonist, February 2, 2012 at 12.3o pm Moules frites mega chain with humble Brussels roots and a massive presence in France (not quite to the extent of, say, Pizza Express here in … Continue reading

Posted in Beer, Food, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sponsored Post: Sud de France Festival Starts Today (Londonist)

Sponsored Post: Sud de France Festival Starts Today Londonist, September 17, 2010 10:05 AM The celebration kicks off this morning with a fantastic, one-day, southern French food and wine market in Cavendish Square from 10am to 6pm. The event is free … Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, London, Restaurants, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sponsored Post: Sud de France Festival, Make Your Summer Last a Little Longer! (Londonist)

Sponsored Post: Sud de France Festival, Make Your Summer Last a Little Longer! Londonist, September 7, 2010 11:18 AM From the 17th to the 30th of September, the Sud de France Festival will bring the French Mediterranean lifestyle to Britain, … Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, London, Restaurants, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

celebrate bastille day in london with steak-frites from le relais de venise l’entrecote (lastminute.com blog)

celebrate bastille day in london with steak-frites from le relais de venise l’entrecote lastminute.com blog, july 13, 2010 – 2:00 pm Obviously, Bastille Day is a big deal in France with lots of festivities throughout the country, but if you … Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, Lastminute.com, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Anteprima and an En Primeur with Berry Bros & Rudd Wine Merchants (Londonist)

An Anteprima and an En Primeur with Berry Bros & Rudd Wine Merchants Londonist, March 3, 2010 6:26 PM … for a bit of intrigue, consider the 2008 Hermitage Blanc from Domaine Marc Sorrel. Still “lying abroad” and to be … Continue reading

Posted in Berry Bros & Rudd, Drink, London | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Club Gascon’s Gorgeous Menu (Qype does London)

Club Gascon’s Gorgeous Menu Qype does London, March 1st 2009 … Oh yeah. I could wax poetic about the virtues of this fantastic restaurant but I think I’ll let our chosen five course “Le Marche” seasonal menu speak for itself … Continue reading

Posted in Drink, Food, London, Restaurants | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment